Introduction to Buddhism

An Explanation of the Buddhist Way of Life

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

"If we integrate Buddha’s teachings into our daily life, we shall be able to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind."

- Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

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"A must-read!"

"If you want to find out about Buddhism and how Buddha's teachings can be applied to our modern life, get this book! It's not about a religion, it's about a way of life that all of us could benefit from."

- Review from Tharpa's website

Introduction to Buddhism is a powerful guide to the essential practices of Modern Buddhism by the contemporary Buddhist meditation master and scholar, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Beginning with Buddha’s life story, this concise guide explains the essential elements of the Buddhist way of life, such as understanding the mind, rebirth, karma and ultimate truth, and what it means to be a Buddhist.

Buddha Shakyamuni

Meditation is explained clearly and simply as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love and patience. The emphasis throughout is on the practical application of Buddhist ideas and practice to finding solutions to everyday problems.

Anyone interested in Buddhism and meditation will find this book a rich source of guidance and inspiration.

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